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Listed 23/09/2019

Germany's Vonovia pays €1.14bn for majority in Sweden's Hembla, intends takeover

Germany's giant residential group Vonovia is acquiring a majority stake in Swedish housing firm Hembla from Blackstone for SEK12.23bn (€1.14bn), its second takeover in the nation. In a move (...)

Listed 02/09/2019

Germany's TLG pays €1bn for 10% stake in Aroundtown as the two eye merger

Listed German property firm TLG Immobilien has taken a €1bn, near-10% stake in peer Aroundtown and said the two companies will begin talks aimed (...)

Housing 02/08/2019

Vonovia launches '1,000 Roofs' photovoltaic program to target older stock

German housing group Vonovia is launching a program called '1,000 Roofs' to equip its buildings with photovoltaic systems, particularly targeting energy modernisation for older stock. In its (...)

Listed 02/08/2019

Germany's Vonovia 1H FFO rises 13% to €609m, stresses social commitments

Bochum-based housing property giant Vonovia reported a 12.9% rise in group FFO for the first half to €609.1m, emphasising its social commitment to tenants, particularly the elderly. Rental income (...)

Housing 30/07/2019

European 2018 housing investment rises 40% to €56bn; growth set to continue - JLL

Institutional investment in European housing grew 40% last year to €56bn, and growth is set to continue, with rising geographical diversification and cross-border activity, (...)

Housing 10/07/2019

German 1H resi investment down 36% at €6.2bn, but demand high

Transaction volumes in German residential in the first half-year were 36%yy lower at €6.16bn due to limited supply, but investor demand should remain high, (...)

Housing 25/06/2019

Germany's Vonovia, responding to rent pressures, says houses diversity of people, incomes

Germany's largest private landlord Vonovia, responding to pressures over rising rents, said it provides homes for a diversity of the population, including lower income (...)

Finance 17/06/2019

German investment in Scandinavian real estate exceeds €1bn, still growing

Scandinavian real estate becoming more attractive for German investors, with over €1bn ($1.34bn) in a record 12 investments flowing into the region last year, (...)

Housing 22/05/2019

France's Ampère Gestion sees strong investor interest in €2bn second fund

France's Ampère Gestion is winning strong domestic and foreign investor interest as it heads to the next close of its €2bn intermediate housing fund (...)

Housing 16/05/2019

German firms say private capital is acting responsibly to close housing gap

Deutsche Wohnen, the main target of Berlin's housing expropriation debate, plus Germany's largest residential owner Vonovia, say private capital is acting responsibly to meet shortages. Initiated (...)

Listed 22/01/2019

Ouram requests TLG extraordinary meeting to change supervisory board

Ouram Holding, the senior minority shareholder in Berlin’s listed real estate firm TLG, has requested an extraordinary shareholder meeting to make major changes to (...)

Listed 18/07/2018

Germany's listed TLG replaces co-CEO duo with Overath, Klinck

Listed Berlin commercial real estate group TLG has suddenly dismissed its two chief executives Peter Finkbeiner and Niclas Karoff, and will replace them with (...)

Housing 05/07/2018

Sagi's entry to Spanish housing will further energise a fast-moving sector

Because he has shown perfect timing elsewhere in European housing, Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi's entry into Spain will energise an already fast-moving sector. Prices (...)

Finance 04/07/2018

Nordic 1H property transactions near €21bn, driven by residential - Pangea

Property transactions in the Nordic countries in the first half neared €21bn, the second highest ever, driven by large international investments in the residential (...)

Finance 27/06/2018

Berlin's CapitalBAY aims to add €1bn AUM this year to reach €3.5bn

Privately-held Berlin property investment manager CapitalBAY aims to increase assets by over €1bn this year to reach €3.5bn, says CEO George Salden who now owns a majority in (...)

Housing 22/06/2018

Housing: A third pillar is possible - residential property companies

As the first reading of the ELAN housing bill comes to an end in the French National Assembly, it is clear that France needs a (...)

Finance 19/06/2018

German Vonovia's bid for Swedish Victoria Park succeeds at 58% acceptances

Germany's giant listed housing firm Vonovia has declared its €898m cash offer for Sweden's Victoria Park successful, accepted by 58% of shareholders, and says it will extend the (...)

Housing 15/06/2018

French CDC Habitat takes stake in 63,000-unit northern social housing firm

CDC Habitat, the housing manager of French state financing institution CDC and partner of Germany's giant Vonovia group, is to take a 34% stake in Maisons (...)

Listed 07/06/2018

US Starwood wins few takers for Austrian CA Immo, Immofinanz offers

US private equity firm Starwood Capital, which Wednesday announced 24.4% acceptances in a Swedish housing group bid, has by contrast won only a fraction of (...)

Listed 06/06/2018

US Starwood wins 24% acceptances in bid for Swedish Victoria Park

US private equity firm Starwood Capital has announced acceptances of 24.4% in its takeover bid for Swedish listed housing firm Victoria Park, and will go ahead and (...)